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Miami AC's mission is to develop youth soccer players and provide a pathway for them into MLS NEXT, college or professional environments in the U.S. and abroad.


Our staff has over 35+ years of collective experience in college and national team environments. We excel at helping players transition into the next level through our extensive college and professional network, training, marketing and consulting. Our passion is to see our players grow and sign with a college or professional team.


President Phil Zayas​

2017-Present : US National Team Scout

2011-2020 : Johnson & Wales University Men’s Soccer Head Coach

2016-2017: Puerto Rico Women’s National Team Asst

2014-2016:  Haiti Women’s National Team Asst


Additional experience:

Barry University (women) asst
Florida Memorial (men) asst
St Thomas Univ. (Men) asst

High School
American Heritage : 2 state championships & coach of the year honors

Club :
Davie United U18 Head Coach (Region 3 Champions)
West Pines United (Doc)
Cooper City (Doc)
Lauderhill Lions (Doc)


Men's Coach Juan Diego 'JD' Estepa

2021: Florida Memorial University Men's Soccer Assistant Coach

2018-2020: Johnson & Wales University Men's Soccer Assistant Coach

2017-Current: West Broward HS Boy's Head Coach

USSF Certified D Licensed Coach (C License pending May 2021)

Club Coaching Experience:

Ft. Bragg Post Champions (2012-2013)

South Florida FC (2017-2019)

Miami AC (2019-2021)


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